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Free Online Heat Acclimatization and Heat Illness Prevention Course Available

     In its ongoing effort to minimize the risk of participating in high school athletics, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has produced a free online course entitled "A Guide To Heat Acclimatization and Heat Illness Prevention".  Select the link above to read the press release about the new course.

     This timely course, which provides critical information designed to minimize the risk of activity-related heat stroke among high school athletes, is the fourth and latest free course in the NFHS Coach Education Program available online at

     The NFHS Coach Education Program offers 29 online courses, including the two core courses - Fundamentals of Coaching and First Aid, Health, and Safety for Coaches.  The NFHS also offers 13 sport-specific courses and seven elective courses.

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